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Historic Preservation Review Committee

Established in 1969 as a part of the State of Oklahoma's participation in the newly created federal preservation programs, the Committee membership is composed of citizen members as well as professionals in the areas of history, architecture, architectural history, historic archeology, and prehistoric archeology. The Committee provides comments to the State Historic Preservation Officer about proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and other preservation issues as appropriate. Additionally, the committee comments on nominations to the State Register of Historic Places.

2018 Meeting Schedule

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 1:30pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 1:30pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018, 1:30pm
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 1:30pm

Location: All meetings are held in the LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom on the third floor of the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK, 73105.

Current Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) members (as of December 2017) include Ron Frantz (architect, Oklahoma City); John D. Hartley (prehistoric archeologist, Norman); Shirley Ballard Nero (historian, Clearview); Jana Phillips (architectural historian, Stillwater) ; and Charles S. Wallis (historical archeologist, Norman).

April 19, 2018

The regular quarterly meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) will be held at 1:30 pm on Thursday, April 19, 2018. The HPRC will meet in the LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom, Oklahoma History Center (third floor), 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK. The public is invited to attend. (NOTE: If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation, please contact Lynda Ozan at 405-521-6249 or lozan@okhistory.org by noon on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introductions
  3. Approval of the Historic Preservation Review Committee's January 18, 2018, Minutes
  4. Formulation of Recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Officer Concerning Proposed Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places:
    1. Downtown Altus Historic District, Altus, Jackson County (Nomination)
    2. Pioneer Telephone Company Warehouse and Garage, 1-13 NE 6th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County (Nomination)
    3. Reverend L. W. Thomas Homestead, 5805 Oktaha Road, Summit, Muskogee County (Nomination)
    4. Cheairs Furniture Company Building, 537 South Kenosha Avenue, Tulsa, Tulsa County (Nomination)
    5. Greenwood Community Historic Resources in Tulsa Multiple Property Documentation Form, Tulsa County (Nomination)
    6. Vernon A.M.E. Church, 311 North Greenwood Avenue, Tulsa, Tulsa County (Nomination)
  5. Other Business:
    1. 2018 Statewide Preservation Conference Update
    2. Upcoming Events
  6. New Business
  7. Adjournment

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Nominations Awaiting National Park Service Approval

None at this time.